2008 PINOT NOIR

100% Pinot Noir
Inspiration Vineyards

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WINE DETAILS
retail price: $30.00
club price: $24.00
available:Yes
cases:264
formats: 750mL
released:Mar 5, 2010
date profiled:Mar 1, 2010
region:Northern California
AVA:Los Carneros
vineyards:Martin Vineyard
estate fruit:No
single vineyard: Yes
brix at harvest:25.5°
alcohol:14.0%
fined:No
filtered:No
oak type:50% French |50% Neutra ... 50% French |50% Neutral  
oak barrels:20% New  
oak aging: 12 Months  
 
varietal%AVAclone
pinot noir 100%
 
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low sulfite wine
Winemaker Jon Phillips Notes
The grapes for this wine come from a small hand tended vineyard in the Los Carneros region of Sonoma County. Each grape cluster is individually selected for quality, to produce an intensely rich and opulent wine. Tasting Notes: Full flavors of strawberries with an earthiness and hints of tar and tobacco make this wine seductive and as alluring as those Pinot specimens found across the sea in France. This being California, we are blessed by a long growing season, allowing our Pinot Noir to become fully mature; however, unlike some California Pinot Noirs, we don’t hide our wonderful flavors with an abundance of oak. Instead we deploy the same barrel aging practices that we do for our Chardonnay; only using two and three year o ...more... ld French oak to add a beautifully balanced component without adding an oaky flavor.
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